Contact between two chemical substances,

if there is any reaction,

both are transformed.

One moment,

I’ll recognise the you in me.



East to west

In the midst of death, life persists,

in the midst of untruth, truth persists,

in the midst of darkness, light persists. Hence I gather that God is life, truth, light.

He is love. He is the supreme Good.

Like America, this country has been a beacon of hope.

Ladies and Gentlemen,

God truly blessed our country –

in giving us Frank Lowy.

There is orderliness in the universe,

Governing everything and every being that exists or lives.

It is not a blind law, for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings,

– even matter is life.

I am regularly challenged over the Government’s policy on the detention of boat people, which is not morally black and white.

The argument runs; How can you live with yourself as a Catholic,

when your government treats people with such cruelty.